Protein: An essential nutrient for your pregnancy diet [Infographic]

Making smart choices about your pregnancy diet is not only good for you but can also help promote the development of your growing baby.  In this info graphic on protein, a key nutrient to focus on when pregnant, you’ll learn why it is important and where you can find it.
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Folic Acid: An essential nutrient for your pregnancy diet [Infographic]

If you’re pregnant, maintaining a healthy diet is not only important for your own well being, but it’s also necessary for promoting the development and growth of your baby.  In this info graphic on folic acid, an essential pregnancy nutrient, you’ll learn why it is important and what foods you can find it in.  Read More

Vitamin D: An essential nutrient for your pregnancy diet [Infographic]

Maintaining a healthy diet while pregnant will not only help you stay energized and feel good, but it will also help promote your baby’s growth and development.  In this info graphic on vitamin D, an important nutrient to focus on during your pregnancy, you’ll learn why it is important and what foods you can find it in.  Read More

Calcium: An essential nutrient for your pregnancy diet [Infographic]

While the basic principles of healthy eating remain the same if you’re pregnant, there are a few key nutrients to focus on when eating for two.  In this info graphic on calcium, an essential nutrient for your pregnancy diet, you’ll learn why calcium is so important and where you can find it.   Read More

How to transition your kids to a
“Back to School” sleep schedule.
Guest Post | Whitney Roban, Ph.D.

As the lazy days of summer transition to the harried days of fall and back to school, many families struggle with how to ease into their new hectic schedules.  An important, and often difficult, part of this transition is sleep.  Summer is often a time of relaxation, including relaxed schedules and routines.  Parents allow children to stay up later at night and sleep in the next day (especially teenagers).  Although everyone seems to love these carefree days and nights, the lax sleep schedules tend to wreak havoc on our ability to rise and shine when school starts up again.  As a Pediatric Sleep Specialist, I offer the following advice to help make the “back to school” transition as smooth as possible. Read More

Preeclampsia Awareness Month

Preeclampsia Awareness Month |
Guest Blog: A Mother Shares Her Story

Today’s guest post was written by Sarah Hughes, a mother of two and a preeclampsia survivor. In honor of Preeclampsia Awareness Month, Sarah has been kind enough to share her story. We want to thank Sarah for taking the time to help spread the word about this life-threatening condition that so many know nothing about. Here is her story… 

Quotation MarksDuring my pregnancy I researched all things baby. From the top of the line, safest car seats to what type of wheels I wanted on my stroller. I spent hours reciting my soon to be baby’s boy and girl name choices paired with my last name to be sure it fit well. What I didn’t research turned out to be the one thing that almost killed me…preeclampsia. Preeclampsia is a life-threatening disorder that occurs during pregnancy Read More